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The Floriculture CDE requires students to identify plants, judge flower arrangements and solve problems. Participants also demonstrate skills in flower arranging, propagation and the preparation of floral and foliage products for sale.

Event Location & Time

Location: Greenhouse Classroom Building
Date: Thursday, June 22nd, 2023
Time: Meet outside the GH Classroom Building at 8:00 AM.

The Floriculture Career Development Event is held at the Virginia FFA State Convention.

Virginia FFA Floriculture CDE


The CDE will consist of the three components as listed in the official Virginia FFA CDE Handbook:

Written Exam - 50 questions

Plant Identification - 50 specimens

Design Practicum

Please see the Virginia FFA Floriculture CDE Handbook for details.

Arrangement Guidelines for 2023:

You have been asked to design a centerpiece for a wedding. The bride has asked that the arrangement be designed so that the guest can see across the table. The retail cost of the arrangement should be $40 - $50. 

Active FFA members from the same chapter in grades 7-12 may constitute a team of four members.

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Virginia Floriculture Rules 5/25/2020 1124 KB

Event Information
Event Format:
Team of Four
Compete at State Convention

Mr. Dave Close
401-C Saunders Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Office Phone: (540) 231-4026

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